A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-10
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been giving a splendid programme over the weekend, including war pictures, a Sherlock Holmes episode and a magnificently produced Pathe drama 'A Queen's Love.' tonight's programme includes a new Wiffles picture and the 'Everyone His Own Destiny…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-03
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre provides an excellent bill this week and the patrons of this popular entertainment house are well pleased. Newcomers to Hong Kong are the versatile coloured team Milton and Rice who immediately jumped into popularity. The Pathe-Gazette teems with interest and the feature film…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-24
Summary:

The latest programme at the Bijou is an especially good one, containing two batches of 'World's News' (war pictures, the new French President, etc.), a Wiffles picture and a particularly pretty photo-play called 'The Blind Beggar's Daughter.' Miss Dolly Swift and…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-06-16
Summary:

Bijou Theatre reopened on Saturday. The building has been considerably improved, within and without, the lighting has been overhauled and new fans added. An excellent programme is being shown, including two 'Wiffles' pictures, and the engagement from June 17 or 18 is announced of Miss…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-07-07
Summary:

Some good films were shown last night at the Bijou, including a new Wiffles picture and a fine coloured American play called 'The Blood Feud.' Miss Chinita Zerega danced.

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-11-04
Summary:

Special pictures are being shown at the Bijou this week, including a Wiffles film. Wise and Milton, who have been making a great hit in the North, are giving some screamingly funny comedy turns.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-18
Summary:

The Three Mile Limit' screened at the Bijou is an attractive film. The Gibson girls are as lively and as much appreciated as ever. Further episodes in the fortunes of the one and only 'Max' and of his brother mirth maker, 'Wiffles,' together with the latest one and…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-09-11
Summary:

The pictures included a magnificent representation of Swedish winter sports and new 'Wiffles' story, deliciously comic were offered at the Bijou last night. The Gibson Girls sang songs. 'The Trapper's Mistake' will be screened on Saturday for the first time.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-12
Summary:

The list of films including Pathe's Animated Cartoons and American Gazette, and a beautiful series illustrative of water bird life; and three excellent comics 'Jim's Dusky Sweetheart,' 'A Four-handed Game,' a new Wiffles story, and 'The Looking Glass Man'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.